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Anxiety is accompanied by fear, increased heart rate, sweating, and heavy breathing. It is normal to feel anxious once in a while. But, when the feeling of worry does not go away and gets worse with time, it requires to be treated.

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Can I have rabies even after getting vaccinated after dog bite?

Query: Hi doctor, I was bitten by a dog last year. The gate of the dog was wide open and when I passed near it, the dog bit me. It bit me on my right leg. After that, I rushed to the hospital for vaccination. The nurse injected something on the wound every time when I went to the hospital. They also injec...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. You do not need to worry because you are safe and you do not have rabies. So please leave your fear. Usually, when the dog dies within two weeks we suspect that the dog can have rabies. But in your case, it has been nine months, and you got va...  Read Full »

My nephew is on Koselugo for NF1. What are its side effects?

Query: Hi doctor, My nephew is on Koselugo for NF1 ((neurofibromatosis), and I am concerned about potential side effects. Can you please explain what side effects are possible with this medication? How severe are they, and are there any specific signs we should watch out for? Ensuring his safety during thi...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries.I understand your concern and will try to help you with it.NF1 (neurofibromatosis) is a gene that can either be mutated or inherited from birth. If your nephew has NF1, Koselugo is a suitable drug for treatment. Fortu...  Read Full »

Does anxiety cause frequent chest pain and rapid heart beat?

Query: Hi i have a problem i believe with an over actocr nervous system. For years now i did not believe it was going to be a huge deal. But recently its only been getting alot worse. My heart beats fast, i get dizzy and i get chest pain and it hits out of nowhere and sometimes also causes shortness of br...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Welcome to icliniq Thank you for writing and I understand your concern. Ma’am actually it’s due to anxiety only and as you mentioned you believed that there was over reactive nervous symptoms but actually there is nothing like that. The symptoms you are experiencing can be due to anxiety or weak...  Read Full »

Sweating and anxiety when wall light flickers. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,Did I possibly experience an electrical shock without feeling a “shock”? I was standing inside, and I kind of sat against the wall on a metal windowsill for about ten minutes, and when I stopped leaning against it, the lights in the room flickered. Could this just have been a coinci...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. No, it is not due to electric shock. It is just anxiety. When there is an electric shock, there is always an injury to body parts, and marks are seen. Hope this has answered your query. Kind regards.  Read Full »

My girlfriend is anemic and suffers from anxiety. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, My girlfriend is anemic and suffers from anxiety. Sometimes due to stress or simply triggered by traumatic events in movies. She can suddenly start to hyperventilate, have chest pain, difficulty to breath, and can even pass out from it. Due to her iron deficiency anemia, I would assume sh...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Actually, oxygen is required when saturation falls due to anxiety. Increased breathing rate can be seen but it does not lead to a fall in saturation or oxygen levels. You do not need to give her extra oxygen from a cylinder or inhaler. Just tre...  Read Full »

Are panic attack patients more prone to heart atttack?

Query: Hello doctor, I just wanted to know the difference between a panic attack or anxiety and a heart attack. I have been feeling some sort of difference in my heart region, no pain, or no breathing issues. I am experiencing the feeling that something really bad is happening to me, feeling as though I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Panic attack is when something disturbing happens in life and suddenly you become hyperactive like what I should do now. You worry a lot and then there is an increase in body activity. In some case, you may have heart attack when you have some existing heart problem alo...  Read Full »

My persistent forehead headache is hindering my studies. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a headache in the forehead right from waking up until I go to sleep, and sometimes it is very painful. And I had noticed that I could not remember my studies for the last three months.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Are you getting enough sleep? How many hours do you sleep usually? Is there any tension like situation. Do you think a lot about something? Have you ever done eye test? Sometimes due vision also such problems occur. Please answer me. I will prescribe medicine accord...  Read Full »

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